Migrants are committing crimes so the USA will send them back to Venezuela: Chicago police reports

Dhian Gomez-Mendoza (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — Two migrants, recently arrested at different locations for allegedly committing completely different crimes, told Chicago police officers they have turned to lives of crime because they want to be sent back to Venezuela, according to their CPD arrest reports.

In fact, police say Dhian Gomez-Mendoza told them that he is so desperate to go back to his native country that he “will do whatever it takes if that is beating up a police officer or hurting a civilian, he will do it.”

Gomez-Mendoza allegedly said that after cops arrested him at O’Hare International Airport on February 7.

Chicago cops said they sent Gomez-Mendoza to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation the day before due to his behavior at the airport. But he returned on the 7th, screaming and yelling while running in and out of Terminal 3, according to their report.

When they asked him to leave, he fell to his knees and threw his hands into the air, declaring that he was desperate to return home.

Instead, he was arrested, charged with trespassing, and released from custody less than three hours later, according to CPD records.

Almost exactly 24 hours later, Gomez-Mendoza got arrested again. This time, it was by cops at Midway International Airport. Officers there said he kicked and damaged the fender of their Segway as they escorted him out of the employee parking lot.

Judge Daniel Gallagher ordered him to go on the sheriff’s electronic monitoring program.

Also itching to go back to Venezuela is 30-year-old Jhoni Montes.

Chicago police arrested him at Macy’s, 111 North State, on February 9 after store security reported that he and another man tried to shoplift three suitcases worth $1,634. The other guy got away. But Montes did not.

While being charged with retail theft, he told officers “he was stealing to go back to Venezuela,” according to his arrest report.

Judge Charles Beach released him from custody the next day. According to court records, he failed to appear in court on February 16, so a warrant is now out for his arrest.

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